SASTRA's Initiative

  • SASTRA purchased the house where Srinivasa Ramanujan lived at Kumabakonam and renovated it. The President of India, His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has since declared it as an international Monument.
  • The President dedicated the House of Ramanujan Mathematics, a museum containing life and works of the prodigy to the Nation.
  • SASTRA organizes an International Conference, every year, in honour of Srinivasa Ramanujan on various focal themes.
  • SASTRA organizes Srinivasa Ramanujan Birth Anniversary Commemorative lecture every year on Dec 22, 2012.
  • SASTRA has instituted an annual award of US$ 10,000/- and a citation to be presented for outstanding research in the areas influenced by Srinivasa Ramanujan. The award is open to researchers all over the world under the age of 32. This award has been instituted with a view to encourage young minds to pursue cutting edge research in mathematical applications influenced by Ramanujan and increase the visibility of mathematics both at the national and global level.